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Monthly Seminar: Integrating Neurobiology in Multi-level Obesity Research

Please join us for the Johns Hopkins Global Center on Childhood Obesity (JHGCCO) December monthly seminar:

Title: Towards Integrating Neurobiology in Multi-level Obesity Research: An Agent-based Model of Food Reward Learning

Time: Monday, December 17, 2012, from 12:15-1:15pm

Place: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, W3008
615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205

Speaker: Dr. Ross A. Hammond.

Dr. Hammond is a senior fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution and director of the Center on Social Dynamics and Policy. He is a JHGCCO collaborator. His primary area of expertise is modeling complex dynamics of social, economic, political and public health systems using mathematical and agent-based computational methods. His current research topics include obesity, behavioral epidemiology, corruption and anti-corruption policies, ethnocentrism and inter-group relations, and the dynamics of trust.

Contact:
Hong Xue
hxue@jhsph.edu